The Women’s Institute of Management is an exciting and dynamic women’s organization. It is based in Malaysia, but reaches out to the whole ASEAN region and the world.
Its objectives are:

  • to promote the leadership of women in all sectors
  • to provide skills training for women to gain access to income
  • to provide partnership development for the total community.

Excellence through Professionalism, Partnership and Caring

achieve6achieve5WIM was co-founded in 1994 by Y. Bhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Napsiah Omar, then Minister of National Unity and Social Development, Malaysia and Y. Bhg. Dato’ Dr. Nellie Tan-Wong, Managing Director of Wintrac Sdn Bhd, the Malaysian Affiliate of Women’s World Banking, New York


WIM’s Philosophy is to seek to create a positive image of women and to promote the leadership of women in all sectors, forging the pursuit for Professionalism and Excellence through ongoing training, brainstorming and dialogue.

WIM reinforces it determination to promote partnership between men and women for the development of the total community at local, national and global levels. WIM undertakes to implement all its Programmes and Projects with a caring spirit. It’s slogan is “Excellence through Professionalism, Partnership and Caring”.

The WIM Board of Trustees comprises…

(Top row left to right)

  • Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Napsiah Omar (Chairperson)
  • Y.Bhg. Dato’ Dr. Nellie Tan-Wong (Deputy Chairperson/CEO)
  • Y.Bhg. Tok Puan Zainon bte Dato’ Hussain
  • YM Raja Puan Sri Noora Ashikin bte Raja Abdullah
  • Y.Bhg. Puan Sri Siew Yong Gnanalingam

(Bottom row left to right)

  • Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Datin Paduka Siti Sa’diah binti SH Bakir
  • Dr. Sharon Tong Bee Eng (alternate member)
  • Y.Bhg. Dato Dr. Jessie Tang  (alternate member)
  • Ir. Ros Shamsiah binti Muda  (alternate member)

The Board is assisted by an Advisory Panel comprising…

(Top row left to right)

  • Dr. Rokiah Talib (Chairperson)
  • Mrs. Eliza Cherry Chong (Deputy Chairperson)
  • Ms Sherilyn Foong Li Lin
  • Dr. Indrani Manuel
  • Ms. Selina Yeop Jr
  • Ms. Tiffany Tan

(Bottom row left to right)

  • Puan Hajah Ainon binti Kuntom
  • Y.Bhg. Dato Dr Marina David
  • Puan Siti Subaidah binti Mustaffa
  • Ms. Sheila Eleanor De Costa
  • Puan Maizon binti Omar
  • Y. Bhg. Datin Munirah Abdullah Bajanuddin, Ketua Pengarah, JPW

Executive Staff
Ms. Cecilia Chin Sook Kean
Senior Manager, Administration & Promotions